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1. Billions in Change (2015)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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The world is facing some huge problems. There's a lot of talk about how to solve them. But talk doesn't reduce pollution, or grow food, or heal the sick. That takes doing. This film is the ... See full summary »

Stars: Manoj Bhargava, David Letterman, Rick Perry, Jerry Seinfeld

Votes: 379

2. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

8.1
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79 Metascore

The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.

Director: Frank Pavich | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger, Chris Foss

Votes: 17,094 | Gross: $0.65M

3. The Corporation (2003)

Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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73 Metascore

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott | Stars: Mikela Jay, Rob Beckwermert, Christopher Gora, Nina Jones

Votes: 19,033 | Gross: $1.88M

4. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004)

157 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol

Votes: 3,496

5. Nova (1974– )
Episode: The Spy Factory (2009)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Nova examines the clandestine practices of the National Security Agency and investigates changes in the Agency that are the result of 9/11.

Director: Scott Willis | Stars: James Bamford, Frank Blanco, David Murfee Faulk, Eric Haseltine

Votes: 57

6. Waltz with Bashir (2008)

R | 90 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.

Director: Ari Folman | Stars: Ari Folman, Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag, Ori Sivan

Votes: 49,640 | Gross: $2.28M

7. Dark Days (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

7.8
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75 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City.

Director: Marc Singer | Star: Marc Singer

Votes: 5,822 | Gross: $0.43M

8. Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)

75 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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68 Metascore

Robert Greenwald looks at war profiteering in Iraq by private contracting companies Halliburton, CACI, and KBR.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Katy Helvenston-Wettengal, Scott Helvenston, Donna Zovko, Jozo Zovko

Votes: 1,528

9. An Unreasonable Man (2006)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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75 Metascore

A look at the career of consumer advocate Ralph Nader from wannabe presidential candidate to public pariah.

Directors: Henriette Mantel, Steve Skrovan | Stars: Ralph Nader, Pat Buchanan, Howard Zinn, Eric Alterman

Votes: 1,584 | Gross: $0.18M

10. Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.8
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Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Bozzo | Stars: Jim Olson, Tony Clarke, Maude Barlow, Octavio Rosas Lando

Votes: 1,062

11. Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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Zeitgeist Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes of this pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution. This solution is not based on politics, morality, laws, or any other "... See full summary »

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Jacque Fresco, Roxanne Meadows, John Perkins, George Carlin

Votes: 16,418

12. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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85 Metascore

The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Mr. Brainwash, Space Invader, Debora Guetta

Votes: 55,662 | Gross: $3.29M

13. Collapse (II) (2009)

Unrated | 82 min | Documentary

7.8
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71 Metascore

A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness.

Director: Chris Smith | Star: Michael Ruppert

Votes: 6,198 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Earth 2100 (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Follows the account of Lucy, who is born into a society where people are desperate for natural resources, while the global temperature and population are highly increasing.

Director: Rudy Bednar | Stars: Jameel Ahmad, Janine Benyus, Malcolm Bowman, Reinhard Buetikofer

Votes: 938

15. The End of America (2008)

Documentary

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"The End of America" details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty" taught-to-me, but rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning ... See full summary »

Directors: Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: David Antoon, Vincent Cannistraro, James Cullen, Amy Goodman

Votes: 749

16. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 61,913 | Gross: $4.31M

17. GasLand (2010)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

7.7
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved.

Director: Josh Fox | Stars: Josh Fox, Dick Cheney, Pete Seeger, Richard Nixon

Votes: 9,750 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Beyond Pollution (2012)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Watching his hometown and its surrounding areas being desecrated by BP's massive oil spill, director Barker White was compelled to uncover the truth. Traveling thousands of miles across the... See full summary »

Director: Barker White | Stars: Dean Blanchard, Dean Cain, Billy Nungesser, Riki Ott

Votes: 12

19. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Inside the Meltdown (2009)

TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary

7.9
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Frontline investigates the 2008 economic meltdown and offers an inside look at what caused the crisis and who, if anyone, could have stopped it.

Director: Michael Kirk | Stars: Nick Ashooh, Sheila Bair, Bill Bamber, Bryan Burrough

Votes: 94

20. Beer Wars (2009)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

6.9
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A contemporary David and Goliath story that takes you inside the cutthroat world of the big business of American beer.

Director: Anat Baron | Stars: Norman Adami, Anat Baron, Roberta Baskin, Jeff Becker

Votes: 1,077

21. ReGeneration (2010)

TV-14 | 81 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

7.0
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ReGENERATION explores the inherent cynicism found in many of today's youth and young adults, and the influences that perpetuate our culture's apathetic approach to social and political ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Montgomery | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Ryan Gosling, Talib Kweli, Jay Walker

Votes: 209

22. Surviving Progress (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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59 Metascore

Theorists consider the evolution of human society and question the sustainability of the current paradigm.

Directors: Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks | Stars: Ronald Wright, Mark Levine, Robert Wright, Marina Silva

Votes: 1,653 | Gross: $0.05M

23. Prêt-à-jeter (2010)

75 min | Documentary

8.1
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail.

Director: Cosima Dannoritzer | Stars: Molly Malcolm, Marcos López Merayo, Lynn Owens, Richard Jones

Votes: 1,781

24. Hacking Democracy (2006)

82 min | Documentary

7.9
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The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. HACKING DEMOCRACY follows investigator/grandmother, Bev Harris, and her citizen-activists as they set out to uncover how ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Ardizzone, Russell Michaels | Stars: Bev Harris, Harri Hursti, James Naughton, Mark Radke

Votes: 1,164

25. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

Votes: 20,553 | Gross: $4.19M

26. Addicted to Plastic (2008)

85 min | Documentary

7.4
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A Canadian documentary on modern society's 'addiction' to plastic; our prolific use of this product, its effects on the earth and on us, and where our unwanted plastic ends up.

Director: Ian Connacher

Votes: 298

27. Kubrick's Odyssey: Secrets Hidden in the Films of Stanley Kubrick; Part One: Kubrick and Apollo (2011 Video)

70 min | Documentary

6.9
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This provocative and insightful film is the first in a series of documentaries that will reveal the secret knowledge embedded in the work of the greatest filmmaker of all time: Stanley ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Weidner

Votes: 287

28. An Examination of Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1972 TV Short)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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Add a Plot

Director: John Musilli | Stars: Anthony Burgess, William K. Everson, James McAndrew, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 35

29. Tapped (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.3
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Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.

Directors: Stephanie Soechtig, Jason Lindsey | Stars: Sally Bethea, Earl Blumenauer, Amanda Brown, Eugene Brown

Votes: 1,159

30. The Age of Stupid (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.1
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jeh Wadia, Alvin DuVernay, Layefa Malini

Votes: 3,792

31. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.

Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Martin Sheen, Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Reverend Gadget

Votes: 11,622 | Gross: $1.68M

32. Revenge of the Electric Car (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

7.2
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63 Metascore

Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.

Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Tim Robbins, Dan Neil, Danny DeVito, Ray Wert

Votes: 1,605 | Gross: $0.15M

33. Loose Change: Final Cut (2007 Video)

80 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.2
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Loose Change Final Cut sets out to prove the official story of 9/11 - 'that the impact of two planes flying into two World Trade Center towers and the resulting fires caused three World ... See full synopsis »

Director: Dylan Avery | Stars: Dylan Avery, Mahmoud Ahmad, Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Hamza Al-Ghamdi

Votes: 2,236

34. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: John Beard, Tim Belden, Barbara Boxer, George W. Bush

Votes: 14,032

35. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama

8.0
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74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

Votes: 69,711 | Gross: $24.54M

36. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Alex Gibney, Hulbert Waldroup, Lloyd Constantine

Votes: 1,981 | Gross: $0.19M

37. Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)

R | 118 min | Documentary

7.1
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68 Metascore

A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay, William Branner, Melanie Sloan

Votes: 1,444 | Gross: $0.18M

38. Secrecy (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.0
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Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this unflinching film uncovers the vast, invisible world of government secrecy.

Directors: Peter Galison, Robb Moss | Stars: Steven Aftergood, Thomas Blanton, James Bruce, Steven Garfinkel

Votes: 282

39. The Big One (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Elaine Bly, Dan Burns, Chip Carter

Votes: 7,264 | Gross: $0.72M

40. Maxed Out (2006)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary

7.3
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65 Metascore

When Hurricane Katrina ravaged America's Gulf Coast, it laid bare an uncomfortable reality-America is not only far from the world's wealthiest nation; it is crumbling beneath a staggering ... See full summary »

Director: James D. Scurlock | Stars: Beth Naef, Mike Hudson, Louis C.K., Catherine Brown

Votes: 2,087 | Gross: $0.06M

41. I.O.U.S.A. (2008)

PG | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

Few are aware that America may be on the brink of a financial meltdown. I.O.U.S.A. explores the country's shocking current fiscal condition and ways to avoid a national economic disaster.

Director: Patrick Creadon | Stars: Robert Bixby, Humphrey Bogart, Warren Buffett, George Bush

Votes: 1,773 | Gross: $0.82M

42. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.8
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80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

Votes: 45,934 | Gross: $4.42M

43. King Corn (2007)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. In King Corn, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Woolf | Stars: Bob Bledsoe, Earl L. Butz, Dawn Cheney, Ian Cheney

Votes: 1,813 | Gross: $0.08M

44. The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

Directors: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr | Stars: Reggie Watts, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Richard Ebeling

Votes: 4,752 | Gross: $0.19M

45. The Queen of Versailles (2012)

PG | 100 min | Documentary

7.1
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80 Metascore

A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Jaqueline Siegel, David Siegel, Alyse Barker, Lorraine Barrett

Votes: 11,453 | Gross: $2.40M

46. The Botany of Desire (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary

7.7
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Michael Pollan, a professor of journalism and a student of food, presents the history of four plants, each of which found a way to make itself essential to humans, thus ensuring widespread ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Schwarz, Edward Gray | Stars: Frances McDormand, Michael Pollan

Votes: 445

47. Good Hair (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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72 Metascore

Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles.

Director: Jeff Stilson | Stars: Chris Rock, Maya Angelou, Al Sharpton, Tanya Crumel

Votes: 4,977 | Gross: $4.16M

48. The Buddha (2010 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Documentary

7.7
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After 400 BC, a new philosophy was born in South east Asia, generated from the ideas of Buddha, a mysterious Prince from Nepal who gained enlightenment while he sat under a large, shapely ... See full summary »

Director: David Grubin | Stars: Richard Gere, Blair Brown, The Dalai Lama, Mark Epstein

Votes: 818

49. The Obama Deception (2009 Video)

111 min | Documentary

6.7
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Controversial radio host Alex Jones presents his theory that the newly elected 44th president of The United States is merely a puppet in a conspiracy to loot the American public and orchestrate a totalitarian world government.

Director: Alex Jones | Stars: Francis Boyle, Gerald Celente, Daniel Estulin, Alex Jones

Votes: 1,128

50. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.4
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61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 37,974 | Gross: $14.36M

51. Manufacturing Dissent (2007)

R | 97 min | Documentary

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A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Directors: Rick Caine, Debbie Melnyk | Stars: Michael Moore, Debbie Melnyk, Rick Caine, Dave Barber

Votes: 1,991

52. Titicut Follies (1967)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary

7.9
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.

Director: Frederick Wiseman

Votes: 3,186

53. Something Ventured (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Apple. Intel. Genentech. Atari. Google. Cisco. Stratospheric successes with high stakes all around. Behind some of the world's most revolutionary companies are a handful of men who (through... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Bill Bowes, Herbert Boyer, Po Bronson, Nolan Bushnell

Votes: 587

54. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.5
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A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.

Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich, Sam Peckinpah

Votes: 2,387

55. Lost in La Mancha (2002)

R | 89 min | Documentary

7.4
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74 Metascore

Terry Gilliam's doomed attempt to get his film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018), off the ground.

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Terry Gilliam, Johnny Depp, Jeff Bridges, Tony Grisoni

Votes: 10,005 | Gross: $0.73M

56. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 26,171 | Gross: $0.30M

57. GasHole (2010)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary

6.9
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About the history of oil prices and the future of alternative fuels.

Directors: Scott Roberts, Jeremy Wagener | Stars: Peter Gallagher, Anna Eshoo, Brian Pauwels, Curtis Wright

Votes: 333

58. Farmageddon (2011)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, News

7.1
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62 Metascore

Farmageddon is the story of a mom whose son healed from all allergies and asthma after consuming raw milk, and real food from farms. It depicts people all over the country who formed food ... See full summary »

Director: Kristin Canty | Stars: Linda Faillace, Adam Helfer, Mark McAfee, Joel Salatin

Votes: 502 | Gross: $0.06M

59. Pink Ribbons, Inc. (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

7.4
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66 Metascore

Breast cancer has become the poster child of corporate cause-related marketing campaigns. Countless women and men walk, bike, climb and shop for the cure. Each year, millions of dollars are... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool

Votes: 636 | Gross: $0.02M

60. The Billionaires' Tea Party (2011)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary

7.4
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After Barack Obama swept to power promising a new era of hope and change, the emergence of a citizens protest movement called the Tea Party threatened to derail his agenda. Was this ... See full summary »

Director: Taki Oldham | Stars: David H. Koch, Tim Phillips, Kert Davies, Myron Ebell

Votes: 134

61. Ethos (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

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Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.

Director: Pete McGrain | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Justin Lewis, Bill Hogan, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 1,041

62. Food Matters (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

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Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.

Directors: James Colquhoun, Carlo Ledesma | Stars: Vicky Blewitt, Ian Brighthope, Jerome Burne, Phillip Day

Votes: 4,257

63. Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary

6.3
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41 Metascore

Nick Broomfield goes in pursuit of Sarah Palin, interviewing her family and friends, for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics.

Directors: Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill | Stars: Sarah Palin, Nick Broomfield, Barbara Adams, Chuck Heath

Votes: 778 | Gross: $0.01M

64. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary

7.6
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58 Metascore

Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Material includes interviews with former FNC employees and the inter-office memos they provided.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Douglas Cheek, Walter Cronkite, Roger Ailes, Eric Alterman

Votes: 5,941 | Gross: $0.24M

65. Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

6.8
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71 Metascore

A look at the impact of the retail giant on local communities.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Lee Scott, Don Hunter, Jon Hunter, Jeremy Hunter

Votes: 4,257

66. Houston, We Have a Problem (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.3
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The Oil Barons, Wildcatters, and roughnecks and their long struggle to feed America's ferocious oil appetite. Step inside the oil culture to understand just how the USA became so addicted ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Torre | Stars: Barry Matthews, John Hofmeister, Paul Taylor, John Schiller

Votes: 81

67. Bébé(s) (2010)

PG | 79 min | Documentary

7.1
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63 Metascore

A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo.

Director: Thomas Balmès | Stars: Bayar, Hattie, Mari, Ponijao

Votes: 6,379 | Gross: $7.29M

68. Countdown to Zero (2010)

PG | 91 min | Documentary

7.0
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70 Metascore

A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Graham Allison, James Baker III, Bruce Blair, Tony Blair

Votes: 2,030 | Gross: $0.27M

69. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Monster That Ate Hollywood (2001)

Not Rated | Documentary

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Director: Vince DiPersio

70. Overnight (2003)

R | 82 min | Documentary

7.1
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60 Metascore

A documentary on the rise and stumble of Troy Duffy, the bartender-cum-filmmaker who was swept up by Miramax's Harvey Weinstein to turn his script for The Boondock Saints into a feature film.

Directors: Tony Montana, Mark Brian Smith | Stars: Troy Duffy, Jeffrey Baxter, Chris Brinker, Jake Busey

Votes: 3,904

71. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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75 Metascore

Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).

Directors: Nanette Burstein, Brett Morgen | Stars: Robert Evans, Eddie Albert, Peter Bart, Charlie Bluhdorn

Votes: 6,363 | Gross: $1.43M

72. The Big Uneasy (2010)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

7.4
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54 Metascore

Follows three remarkable people--the leaders of two scientific investigation teams, and one whistleblower--as they reveal the true story of why New Orleans flooded.

Director: Harry Shearer | Stars: Harry Shearer, John Goodman, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 124

73. The Big Fix (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

7.7
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57 Metascore

A documentary that examines the April 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico following the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.

Directors: Joshua Tickell, Rebecca Harrell Tickell | Stars: Peter Fonda, Amy Smart, Joshua Tickell, Rebecca Harrell Tickell

Votes: 368

74. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Poisoned Waters (2009)

TV-PG | 115 min | Documentary

8.2
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Frontline examines at the problem of water pollution in the United States. It focuses on the worsening conditions in the Puget Sound and Chesapeake Bay and looks at the threat posed by runoff from agriculture and industry.

Director: Rick Young | Stars: Martin Baker, Will Baker, Ken Balcomb, Leon Billings

Votes: 26

75. Grass (1999)

R | 80 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

The history of the American government's war on marijuana in the 20th century.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Harry J. Anslinger, George Bush, Cab Calloway

Votes: 3,348 | Gross: $0.31M

76. Trouble the Water (2008)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary

7.4
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83 Metascore

A redemptive tale of an aspiring rap artist surviving failed levees and her own troubled past and seizing a chance for a new beginning.

Directors: Carl Deal, Tia Lessin | Stars: Michael Brown, George W. Bush, Julie Chen, Ray Nagin

Votes: 1,786 | Gross: $0.52M

77. The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress (2006)

75 min | Documentary

6.8
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34 Metascore

A look at the criminal investigation of Texas Congressman Tom DeLay on campaign fund-raising charges and his efforts to redraw the state's Congressional districts.

Directors: Mark Birnbaum, Jim Schermbeck | Stars: Tom DeLay, Jacqueline Blankenship, Beverly Carter, Paul Burka

Votes: 112

78. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Spill (2010)

Not Rated | Documentary

7.6
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Frontline investigates BP's record of safety violations and accidents in the years leading up to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf.

Stars: Gordon Aaker, Martin Anderson, T.J. Aulds, James Baker III

Votes: 28

79. Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (2008)

99 min | Documentary

7.4
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In the early hours of March 24th 1989 the Exxon Valdez oil supertanker runs aground in Alaska. It discharges millions of gallons of crude oil. The incident becomes the biggest environmental... See full summary »

Director: Robert Cornellier

Votes: 30

80. The Cartel (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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59 Metascore

American public schools have been growing progressively worse. According to the U.S. Department of Education national testing, only 35% of American high school seniors are proficient in ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Bowdon | Stars: Bob Bowdon, Bill Baroni, Rick Berman, Michael Bloomberg

Votes: 179 | Gross: $0.01M

81. Undefeated (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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71 Metascore

Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Bill Courtney, O.C. Brown, Montrail 'Money' Brown, Chavis Daniels

Votes: 6,208 | Gross: $0.56M

82. Vanishing of the Bees (2009)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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This documentary takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and ecological implications of the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee. The film examines our current ... See full summary »

Directors: Maryam Henein, George Langworthy | Stars: Ellen Page, Bret Adee, Dennis Cardoza, Henri Clement

Votes: 995

83. Biggie and Tupac (2002)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.9
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63 Metascore

Documentary on the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls and the East Coast/West Coast, hip-hop/rap rivalry that culminated in late 1996 and early 1997.

Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Nick Broomfield, Russell Poole

Votes: 3,892 | Gross: $0.09M

84. You've Been Trumped (2011)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

7.5
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57 Metascore

In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald J. Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.

Director: Anthony Baxter | Stars: Michael Forbes, Donald J. Trump, Anthony Baxter, Kevin Brown

Votes: 1,986 | Gross: $0.03M

85. The Island President (2011)

PG | 101 min | Documentary

7.3
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72 Metascore

After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

Director: Jon Shenk | Star: Mohamed Nasheed

Votes: 1,077 | Gross: $0.08M

86. Pearl Jam Twenty (2011)

Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.3
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59 Metascore

A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Cameron Crowe

Votes: 7,033 | Gross: $0.45M

87. Power Trip (2003)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Corruption, assassination and street rioting surround the story of the award-winning film, Power Trip, which follows an American multi-national trying to solve the electricity crisis in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Devlin | Stars: Dennis Bakke, Piers Lewis, Butch Mederos, Bill O'Reilly

Votes: 198 | Gross: $0.04M

88. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.6
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82 Metascore

The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.

Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Dion Beebe

Votes: 12,027 | Gross: $0.03M

89. Oprah Builds a Network (2012)

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Director: Erica Forstadt | Stars: Stephanie Bauer, Oprah Winfrey

90. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 54,691 | Gross: $13.00M

91. The Invention of Dr. Nakamats (2009)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.8
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The film is about the utterly fantastic and eccentric 80-year-old Japanese inventor responsible for 3,357 inventions, including the floppy disk. NakaMats is an unlikely character made for ... See full summary »

Director: Kaspar Astrup Schröder | Star: Yoshiro Nakamats

Votes: 231

92. We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.3
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66 Metascore

A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous.

Director: Brian Knappenberger | Stars: Anon2World, Anonyops, Julian Assange, Aaron Barr

Votes: 8,910

93. How to Live Forever (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

6.3
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57 Metascore

Baby boomer Mark Wexler travels the world searching for the secrets of long life.

Director: Mark Wexler | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Phyllis Diller, Ray Bradbury, Jack LaLanne

Votes: 219 | Gross: $0.06M

94. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Madoff Affair (2009)

TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary

7.4
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Bernie Madoff was responsible foe the largest financial fraud in history. Frontline correspondent Martin Smith investigates how he managed to steal $65 billion dollars from investors.

Director: Marcela Gaviria | Stars: Gary Ackerman, Michael Bienes, Katherine Burton, Rich Caputo

Votes: 65

95. Patriocracy (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.7
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An examination of the current state of political polarization in the United States of the America.

Director: Brian Malone | Stars: Josh Goodman, Jason Altmire, Rob Andrews, Pat Buchanan

Votes: 187

96. Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Video)

214 min | Documentary

8.3
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The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic Blade Runner (1982), culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Michael Deeley, Harrison Ford, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 1,567

97. WHY in the World Are They Spraying? (2012)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

7.5
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An investigation into one of the many agendas associated with chemtrail/geoengineering programs (weather control).

Director: Michael J. Murphy | Stars: Daisy Agne, Michael Agne, Nick Begich, James R. Fleming

Votes: 170

98. Chimpanzee (2012)

G | 78 min | Documentary

7.2
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57 Metascore

A 3-months-old chimpanzee is separated from his troop and is then adopted by a fully-grown male.

Directors: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield | Star: Tim Allen

Votes: 5,251 | Gross: $28.97M

99. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

PG | 81 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.

Director: David Gelb | Stars: Jiro Ono, Yoshikazu Ono, Masuhiro Yamamoto, Daisuke Nakazama

Votes: 28,331 | Gross: $2.55M

100. The Pirate Tapes (2011)

72 min | Documentary

6.0
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Directors: Rock Baijnauth, Andrew Moniz, Roger Singh, Matvei Zhivov | Stars: Mohamed Ashareh, Matt Bryden, Nick Nuttal, Nicholas Wadhams

Votes: 31